There are many disparities in irritable bowel disease (IBD) care, with an incidence rate of IBD hospitalization that is 4x higher in patients with low socio-economic status and a 3x increased ratio of IBD hospitalizations and mortality in Blacks compared to Whites and Hispanics.
The final episode of this CMEOCast podcast series summarizes the discussion points on the racial/ethnic and economic inequality in IBD and offers approaches to mitigate disparities on the level of both individual health care providers and systems. Expert faculty discuss the downstream effects of structural racism, offer tips for utilizing telehealth to engage minorities, and go over the interventions to increase treatment adherence.
At the end of this CME/CE activity, participants should be able to initiate multidisciplinary collaboration to provide medically underserved children, adolescents, and adults with IBD with guideline-recommended care.
Supported by educational grants from Janssen Biotech, Inc., administered by Janssen Scientific Affairs, LLC, and Takeda Pharmaceuticals U.S.A., Inc.
Physicians, nurse practitioners, PAs, nurses, and pharmacists
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Dr. Regueiro reports that he receives research support from AbbVie Inc.; Janssen Pharmaceuticals, Inc.; and Takeda Pharmaceuticals U.S.A., Inc. He receives unrestricted educational grants from AbbVie Inc.; Janssen Pharmaceuticals, Inc.; Salix Pharmaceuticals; Shire; Takeda Pharmaceuticals U.S.A., Inc.; and UCB, Inc. He is on the advisory boards or a consultant for AbbVie Inc.; Amgen Inc.; Celgene Corporation; Janssen Pharmaceuticals, Inc.; Miraca Laboratories; Pfizer Inc.; Seres Therapeutics; Takeda Pharmaceuticals U.S.A., Inc.; and UCB, Inc.
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